Job Info
Job Title: Food Safety Director
Location: Watsonville, CA
Job Number: 11202
Posted Date: 2/13/2020
Job description

Field Fresh Farms, LLC is a multi-generational grower, packer, shipper with operations in Watsonville, CA and Yuma, AZ.  We are looking for a self-driven individual to direct our food safety program.

Responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain all food safety documentation needed for policies and procedures, maintenance, certification audits, and SOPs.
  • Provide all food safety and quality control trainings to employees, and maintain documents supporting these.
  • Update all food safety records to be current with requirements, and ensure they are always well organized and presentable.
  • Work with an inspect growers to verify their paperwork, LGMA compliance, and clearing of lots to harvest.
  • Monitor all facility sanitation and maintenance duties.
  • Work with customers to mitigate and resolve complaints.
  • Assist sales staff with customers inquiries.
  • Coordinate and oversee all product sampling, both from the field and in the processing facility.
  • Manage the QA lab crew duties and procedures.
  • Work with production management to ensure all food safety guidelines are being fulfilled.
  • Oversee and monitor all facility compliance in regards to emergency preparedness, hazardous materials, OSHA, etc.
  • Manage all third party audits.


  • Strong communications skills.
  • Previous experience with third party auditors, including Primus.
  • Strong knowledge of GAP’s, GMP’s, and HACCP.
  • Knowledge of LGMA requirements.
  • 5+ years of experience in food safety.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-managed.
  • Strong phone, computer, and MS Office skills.
  • Famous ERP knowledge a plus.
  • Ability to seasonally travel to Yuma, AZ.
  • Flexibility with work hours.

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